Aravinth is a Community Builder, Embedded System Engineer and New Media Artist, worked worldwide on various software, hardware and art projects for more than 15 years. In the last 7 years, he has worked with 5 hardware startups in Berlin, where he played a vital role in taking the projects from ideas to the production. Currently, he is Head of International Partnerships at MotionLab Berlin, an innovation hub for 20+ hardware startups and Head Of Embedded Systems Engineering at Next Big Thing AG, an IoT company builder of Europe. He also worked on various research projects at the research institutions such as Deutsche Telekom T-Labs, Daimler Center for Automotive Information Technology Innovations, Telecommunication Networks Group and Distributed Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. His core expertises are in the field of research, development and manufacturing of hardware innovations. Furthermore, he curates many communities for innovation, science, media art and sustainability.